Podcast S1|E20: Tim Bradley, Chicago Area Runners Association

Podcast S1|E20: Tim Bradley, Chicago Area Runners Association

Chicago Marathon training begins the week of June 6! Tim joins to discuss what participants can expect from CARA’s summer marathon training program, advice for first-timers as well as seasoned marathoners, and his own running and marathon experiences.

More info about CARA Summer Marathon Training: https://www.cararuns.org/summermarathon 

Contact Tim: Tim@CARARuns.org

Instagram: @coachtimbradley @cararuns

Podcast S1|E18: Carrie Cihasky, Team PAWS

Podcast S1|E18: Carrie Cihasky, Team PAWS

Carrie Cihasky represents Team PAWS. We discuss the mission and impact of the largest no-kill shelter, the benefits of running for Team PAWS, overcoming the “fundraising is out of my comfort zone” fear, and her own journey as a charity runner.


For more on Team PAWS: https://my.pawschicago.org
Inquiries regarding running for Team PAWS: TeamPaws@pawschicago.org
Find PAWS on all socials @pawschicago and @teampawschicago

Podcast S1|E16: Valerie Jencks, running for Gilda’s Club Chicago

Podcast S1|E16: Valerie Jencks, running for Gilda’s Club Chicago

Valerie Jencks discusses coming back to running after cancer, battling “long-haul COVID”, training for her first marathon at 60, and why she’s running for Gilda’s Club Chicago.

Valerie’s Team Gilda Fundraising page: https://www.classy.org/fundraiser/3636697

Valerie’s Professional website: https://www.valeriejencks.com

Valerie’s Ted Talk Link: How to Rewrite History

Run for Gilda’s Club Chicago to ensure that anyone impacted by cancer is empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community. For more information, please contact Rebecca Peters: rebeccapeters@gildasclubchicago.org.

Podcast S1|E13: 8 Steps to Charity Running Success (Part 3)

Podcast S1|E13: 8 Steps to Charity Running Success (Part 3)

This is the last installment of my 8 Steps designed to set you up for success as a charity runner. If you haven’t listened to Parts 1 & 2, please go back and do that before continuing with this episode. Today we discuss the final three steps – the doing part! 

Sneak peak into my next fundraiser… stay tuned for more coming next week!

Find the Cause Coach on FaceBookLinkedIn and Instagram (@theCauseCoach). And if you want to run with us, the Cause Crew groups can be found on FaceBook and Strava (reach out for an invitation). 

Podcast S1 | E5: Emma Walsh, Team Chicago Commons is Family

Podcast S1 | E5: Emma Walsh, Team Chicago Commons is Family

My guest today is Emma Walsh, Development Manager and marathon fundraising team coordinator for Chicago Commons. Join us as she discusses the impact this 128 year old organization is having in Chicago and how their marathon fundraising team is assisting in funding those efforts. With program sites in Bronzeville, Pilsen, Humboldt Park, and Back of the Yards, Chicago Commons offers support to many of Chicago’s under-resourced neighborhoods.

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